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The WGAC educates and provides support concerning interpersonal violence
Samy Gentle, News Reporter • September 25, 2022

The Women and Gender Advocacy Center at CSU is a result of over 50 years of “evolution of the student and academic affairs structures,” according...

Fort Collins takes minimum wage survey, considers raising it
Fort Collins takes minimum wage survey, considers raising it

Minimum wage is always a hot topic, especially when it pertains to students. Recently, the City of Fort Collins sent out a survey to discuss...

Clearing confusion surrounding the monkeypox virus
Clearing confusion surrounding the monkeypox virus

As the number of monkeypox infections has risen, so too have the confusion and controversy surrounding the disease. Limited information about...

Officers were able to safely lower the 200lb bear into rubber innertubes
Bear makes it way onto CSU's Oval

On Sept. 16 the Colorado State University Police Department and Colorado Parks and Wildlife team responded to reports of a bear in a tree on...

Third-year computer science student Rithik Correa explains why he joined the Associated Students of Colorado State University.
ASCSU swears in new senators, hears legislation on elections

The Associated Students of Colorado State University held their fifth senate session of the semester Sept. 14. ASCSU swore in three new senators...

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Andres Rodriguez, Julio Martínez and Vivían Cortes, performers from Studio Colombia, displays a combination style of choreography
Life and Culture
Latinx Heritage Month kicks off with lively Plaza celebration
Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director • September 21, 2022

Sept. 15 kicked off Colorado State University’s Latinx Heritage Month celebrations. Hosted by El Centro with other Latinx-based groups on campus...

CSUnicorn Task Force dance in The Plaza with a pride flag to spread joy amid the presence of religious and anti-abortion groups
Life and Culture
CSUnicorn Task Force draws attention away from Plaza preaching
Samy Gentle, Staff Reporter • September 20, 2022

The Lory Student Center Plaza is a place on campus for a variety of groups to set up tables, signs or simply speak to spread their messages to...

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Because I Got High: Help from Grandpa
Cannabis
Because I Got High: Help from Grandpa
Guest Author • September 22, 2022

Editor’s Note: “Because I Got High” content consists of community story submissions and does not represent the views of The Collegian...

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Cannabis
The editors go on a cannabis adventure
Paul Brull, Cannabis Director • September 21, 2022

Our editor cannabis adventure started in the newsroom about two weeks ago, when I was underprepared to pitch the next two weeks' content. With...

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Lopez: CSU shows its support for intersectional feminism on campus
Opinion
Lopez: CSU shows its support for intersectional feminism on campus
Dominique Lopez, Collegian Columnist • September 21, 2022
Feminism needs to include more than the issues of privileged white women, and CSU has stepped up to show its support for those with intersecting identities.
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Opinion
Stella: CSU party registration is a good idea but needs improvements
Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist • September 21, 2022
CSU has a program to register your parties and encourages communication between FoCo police and hosts, but the program still issues punishments to those who get noise complaints.
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Be Your Own Boss with Laborjack!

  The gig economy has created new ways to make money by working jobs in the areas you love,...

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Sports
Rams golf seasons are officially underway
Tyler Azzaro, Sports reporter • September 22, 2022

The Colorado State University men’s golf team teed off for the Ram Masters Invitational Sept. 19 and 20. The women's team played in the Badger...

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Sports
Rams football can only move forward against Sacramento State
Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor • September 21, 2022

The Colorado State University Rams football team is looking to garner its first win against California State University, Sacramento this Saturday,...

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Oct 7 / 8:30 P.M. Colorado State University vs. Nevada
Oct 8 / 1:00 PM Colorado State University vs. San Jose State
Oct 13 / 7:00 PM Colorado State University vs. Fresno State
Oct 15 / 2:00 PM Colorado State University vs. San Diego State
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Arts and Entertainment
Poudre Landmarks Foundation hosts 38th Historic Homes Tour
Alex Hasenkamp, Arts and Entertainment Director • September 20, 2022

The Poudre Landmarks Foundation hosted its 38th annual Historic Homes Tour Sept. 17. With five private residences and two city-owned, restored...

A butterfly sits on a flower at the Spring Creek Botanical gardens butterfly exhibit
Arts and Entertainment
The Butterfly House, a fluttering and elegant escape
Emmalee Krieg, Staff Reporter • September 19, 2022

Any butterfly lovers out there? Right here in Fort Collins there's a hidden gem called the Butterfly House at The Gardens on Spring Creek. Located...

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Will LIV Golf overtake the PGA Tour as the biggest in the world?
August 22, 2022

So much has been made of the battle between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf. Tournaments have seemed to start and end with questions about the...